Figures from the Agriculture and Horticulture Improvement Board (AHDB) discovered that the UK produced 10% extra beef and veal in October than final month and the identical month a 12 months in the past.

Inside this whole manufacturing, 173,000 prime cattle have been slaughtered, 7% greater than September and eight% above October 2021.

Common prime cattle carcass weights ticked down seasonally by means of the third quarter of the 12 months, being constantly beneath each 2021 and the five-year common.

In October, weights stabilised, nudging above year-ago ranges, averaging 340.9kg (-0.1% vs September, +0.1% vs October 2021).

For cows, slaughter stood at 70,500 head for the month, up 20% in comparison with the earlier month, and up 13% in comparison with the identical month a 12 months in the past. This was additionally above the five-year common degree.

For the 12 months up to now (Jan-Oct), UK beef manufacturing stood at 747,500t, up 1% in comparison with the identical interval a 12 months in the past. Prime cattle slaughter rose by 0.5% to 1.65 million, whereas cow kill was up 4% year-on-year at 540,000 head.

The information of beef manufacturing will increase from AHDB comes within the wake of warnings from Rabobank that demand could but soften due to excessive inflation and waning shopper confidence.

Into Q1 2023, manufacturing in Europe and the US is predicted to say no, whereas manufacturing in Australia, Brazil, and China must be flat or enhance.